Shakira Sanchez-Collins, MD

Shakira Sanchez-Collins, MD

4.7 
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Primary Specialty

Internal Medicine

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Accepting New Patients

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Duke University School of Medicine - 2015
Residency:
Johns Hopkins University - 2018

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Health System Clinician, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.7
4.7 

301 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 31, 2022

4.0

Very thoroughly examined, good bed manners

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March 29, 2022

5.0

Dr.Sanchez-Collins takes the time to listen to all my concerns and gives me the appropriate feedback so I have a better understanding of my health and why she prescribe certain tests, and goes over the outcome of those tests with me.

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March 29, 2022

5.0

Dr. Shakira Sanchez-Collins is very professional. She made me feel very comfortable. She educated me and she listen to me. I really like her spirit, knowledge and recommendations. She really made me feel comfortable and that she care

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March 26, 2022

5.0

I'm not a fan of clinics/hospitals and hadn't been for a physical in 10 years. I found Dr. Sanchez-Collins to be down to earth, chill, friendly, informative and non-judgmental. Great depth and knows how to connect with a patient.

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March 26, 2022

5.0

Friendly and informative

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March 25, 2022

5.0

This was my first experience at Northwestern. Dr. Sanchez-Collins was extremely pleasant and I felt she genuinely cared for my care. Being new to Chicago, I'm glad to have found her and that she'll be a part of my care team.

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March 25, 2022

5.0

Very through and professional on top of the fact she did not rush, she provided what I needed and ask about

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March 24, 2022

5.0

She is the best doctor I have ever spoken to. She is thorough, patient, kind, knowledgeable, and professional. She really is a huge asset to Northwestern.

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March 24, 2022

5.0

Due to her credentials and a family friend’s recommendation. Love her personality as well.

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March 23, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable, friendly, professional, caring

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March 23, 2022

5.0

Dr. Sanchez is thoughtful and brilliant!!

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March 22, 2022

5.0

I had a pleasant first visit with Dr. Sanchez-Collins, she listen to my concerns and we talked through a plan for my health and she made me feel really comfortable with my health goals

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March 22, 2022

5.0

She was professional and personable.

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March 17, 2022

5.0

The PCP I have been searching for. She is compassionate, intuitive and wants to use resources at her disposal to find solutions that heretofore have not been addressed.

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March 17, 2022

5.0

I’ve never felt so heard.

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March 16, 2022

5.0

Add "she is present to her patients" and is empathic.

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March 14, 2022

5.0

Very personable, thorough. Has a plan for you and your health care needs

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March 14, 2022

5.0

She is very professional, smart, beautiful with a great sense of humor. She listens and then she inform. Great Dr overall.

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March 11, 2022

5.0

Dr. Sanchez-Collins is extremely empathic and thorough in her approach, which makes me feel that I’m in good hands.

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March 11, 2022

5.0

Wow, she’s great!

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March 09, 2022

5.0

Her ability and insight into her patients needs, making an assessment in the best interest of their care, doesn't mince words but tells it straight and keeps it real. Thank you.

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March 09, 2022

5.0

Doctor Sanchez was able to provide her insight with careful analysis. Friendly and willing to help while listening my queries .

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March 09, 2022

5.0

Thoughtful, helpful, supportive

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March 08, 2022

5.0

Very personable and took the time to answer my questions

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March 03, 2022

5.0

She is professional, friendly, genuinely concerned with my dialog, and thorough in her examination. Her patience and listening skills are medicinal.

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March 03, 2022

5.0

It was really amazing to have. Black woman doctor as a black woman patient, myself. And of course she’s phenomenal.

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March 03, 2022

5.0

She is kind, attentive, reassuring when needed and very thorough.

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March 01, 2022

5.0

Very friendly, very knowledgeable Dr Sanchez-Collins was easy to talk to Dr Sanchez-Collins showed interest in my health concerns and helping me get the best medical treatment and talk to the right doctors to help my medical problems

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February 27, 2022

5.0

Wonderful bedside manner and extremely personable.

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February 26, 2022

5.0

She a excellent doctor

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February 24, 2022

4.0

I'm very new to the practice, but so far I am very happy with the care I've received.

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February 24, 2022

5.0

Very personable, friendly and knowledgeable. I appreciate how she took the time to actually work with me, answering my questions and making sure I had an understanding.

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February 23, 2022

5.0

Professional, courteous, on-time, knowledgeable, kind

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February 22, 2022

5.0

I find her to be thorough and a great listening ear. I don't feel rushed.

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February 17, 2022

5.0

She was punctual, intelligent, and friendly. Very easy to communicate with. I felt comforted and respected being her patient.

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February 15, 2022

5.0

She is very knowledgeable and personal, which is a wonderful combination in an MD.

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February 15, 2022

5.0

Pleasant welcoming and caring.

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February 13, 2022

5.0

Thoughtful.

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February 11, 2022

5.0

She asked me questions and listened to me!!

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February 08, 2022

5.0

Empathic, attentive physician. Answered all my questions and detailed out her thinking and my plan of care.

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February 06, 2022

5.0

She listens to your concerns and questions, and respond truthfully

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January 31, 2022

5.0

Listened, advised and made me feel more confident.

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January 26, 2022

5.0

Dr. Sanchez-Collins was very easy to talk with and she provided self care tips. Very glad I chose her as my primary care provider.

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January 26, 2022

4.0

Really like Dr. Sánchez Collins. She’s thoughtful and very comprehensive. Also very personable.

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January 26, 2022

5.0

She is super intuitive about needs and helpful with keeping things in order. More specifically for me my forms for work.

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January 25, 2022

5.0

This was a first appointment and she explained all the steps and reasons for them. She asked questions and listened to my answers. She gave me plenty of time to discuss my own questions and needs. I left feeling very good about the appointment.

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January 22, 2022

5.0

she had a great approach to treating medical issues like a solvable problem. I felt comfortable communicating my needs and she made sure to hear all my medical concerns. She showed amazing knowledge of various medical topics and did not minimize any of my issues. I felt supported as she encouraged me to seek care for even minor concerns. For context, in past primary care experiences, I have felt that doctors would not listen or escalate my perceived issues. I appreciated how Dr. Sanchez-Collins did this.

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January 22, 2022

5.0

She is a good listener and friendly. I was comfortable with her.

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January 20, 2022

5.0

She was very comforting and took her time to talk to me and listen to my concerns. Would definitely recommend her to anyone.

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January 19, 2022

5.0

Magnificent, Outstanding and Superior Phisician

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January 18, 2022

5.0

Smart and bright doctors makes you feel comfortable. Very good listening skills

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January 18, 2022

5.0

She made me feel comfortable and welcome at Northwestern as a patient

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January 13, 2022

4.0

She provided many helpful recommendations

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January 12, 2022

4.0

She is professional, warm, informed and patient. I’m looking forward to her care.

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January 11, 2022

5.0

Dr. Collins was excellent. She took time to discuss my habits and gave advice from a wholistic health view. She was on time and made me smile.

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January 09, 2022

5.0

Good listener, thorough, nice.

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January 09, 2022

5.0

Excellent follow through. Good bedside manner.

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January 05, 2022

5.0

She’s great.

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January 04, 2022

5.0

When I take to Dr Collins-Sanchez, it’s like talking to an actual human. Whereas with previous internist (Dr Heidman, Northwestern but not Osho) it was like talking to a medical book and she’d just ask me whether I wanted invasive procedures (weight loss surgery) without really talking about it. Dr Collins-Sanchez has an amazing bedside manner and I can speak candidly with her without being judged. She lets me lead the priorities and offers medical guidance to support. Switching to Osho was the best decision I made.

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December 26, 2021

5.0

In my very first visit with Dr. Sanchez-Collins I felt confident that I will receive the best of care, she has gained my trust that she is not only knowledgeable but a very caring human being.

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December 22, 2021

4.0

Thoughtful listener, made helpful plan, kind

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December 22, 2021

5.0

Very comfortable & considerate. I like her demeanor and that she was very interested in my emotional well being. We had a good chat.

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December 21, 2021

5.0

I would recommend her but I am not sure if they could get to see her due to scheduling.

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December 16, 2021

5.0

The doctor was thorough, patient and has an easiness about her

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December 14, 2021

5.0

She was relatable, attentive, informative and friendly. Felt comfortable talking with her and addressing my health needs.

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December 13, 2021

5.0

Patience and kindness.

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December 11, 2021

5.0

Great bedside manner. Easy to talk to. Explanation of my condition in detail. She researched my medical history and gave me options for treatment.

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December 10, 2021

5.0

She personalized to visit explaining in detail

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December 10, 2021

5.0

friendly, attentive, and listened well. very helpful and kind

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December 06, 2021

5.0

She take time how long need

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December 04, 2021

5.0

Dr. Sanchez-Collins is patient, very knowledgeable and puts the needs of her patient first.

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December 03, 2021

5.0

Listens well knowledgeable and Highland capable

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December 03, 2021

5.0

She cares

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November 30, 2021

4.0

Very personable and caring. Listened to my questions and answered all of them.

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November 30, 2021

5.0

felt concern for my health, updates on tests

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November 30, 2021

5.0

Very thorough, kind, professional.

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November 30, 2021

5.0

My doctor was kind, on-it, and not weird/awkward about me being a young-ish cancer survivor (you’d be surprised how many other drs/nurses can be) - it was a relief and I’m so glad to be starting with her as a PCP

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November 29, 2021

5.0

Dr. Sanchez-Collins gave me a complete examination. And, is a very pleasant and professional person. I liked her.

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November 23, 2021

5.0

SHE REALLY LISTENS WHEN I TALK AND GIVES HER PROFESSIONAL THOUGHTS. SHE MADE ME FEEL COMFORTABLE!! SHE SHARES HER CONCERNS SO THAT I COULD REALLY TAKE HER SERIOUSLY IN MY HEALTH ISSUES. ALSO SHE LAUGHS!! THATS A GREAT SIGN!! BEST DOCTOR I HAVE EVER MET. I THOUGHT IT WAS TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE!!

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November 22, 2021

5.0

She took time to listen to what I had to tell her about my medical history and questions.

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November 19, 2021

5.0

Provides excellent care to patient with care and support.

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November 17, 2021

5.0

Dr. Shakira Sanchez-Collins is an excellent doctor. She took the time to address all my questions and concerns; she listened to me. A great experience; I recommend her highly and hope to have her as my doctor going forward.

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November 15, 2021

5.0

I feel like I finally got some answers to the health problem I was having.

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November 14, 2021

5.0

on time and staff was great!

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November 12, 2021

5.0

She was on time, understanding and made the new doctor patient experience easy!

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November 09, 2021

5.0

In my entire life, I have never felt so heard and taken care of my a provider. She took the time and offered the support to examine me holistically and provide the level of care I was hoping to receive. Exceptional and responsive on all levels.

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November 09, 2021

5.0

She listens to my concerns and responds to make me feel comfortable.

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November 07, 2021

5.0

Dr. Sanchez-Collins was very knowledgeable, friendly, punctual, and I felt like I got everything (and more) out of my appointment with her. I’d definitely recommend her to a friend!

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November 07, 2021

5.0

Would travel anywhere to see her she is caring and helps solve the problem. Amazing doctor.

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November 05, 2021

5.0

She was understanding, kind, funny, non judgemental and created a really safe place to be honest and ask questions. The doctor usually gives me horrible anxiety but she put me at ease and made it a much better experience

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November 03, 2021

5.0

Listened to my needs and provided informative feedback and explained her approach well. Very warm.

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November 02, 2021

5.0

Excellent medical. Carefully reviewed my health history and gave me the appropriate referral.

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November 02, 2021

5.0

She is not my primary so I wasn’t sure but she was excellent. Great bedside manner, thorough

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October 31, 2021

5.0

As a new patient I found Doctor Sanchez-Collins to be welcoming as well as responsive to my questions and concerns.. Thank you..Gwen Kelley Seals

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October 30, 2021

5.0

I though Dr. Kim 2 years ago was the nicest doctor I've ever met but Dr. Sanchez-Collins is even nicer. She took the time to ask me questions and even joked around at some points. If all doctors in the world had her attitude towards patients, no one would be scared of going to the doctor. It's also heartwarming to see a woman of color in the medical field. If in the future I will have some sickness, I know she'll take the time to diagnose me, instead of the usual blasé attitude I've gotten from white male doctors in the past.

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October 25, 2021

0.0

Bed side manner is terrible. Talks to you like you’re an idiot and very condescending. I wanted to cry and run out during my visit. I need to find a new doctor ASAP.

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October 25, 2021

5.0

I love how down to earth but direct Dr. Sanchez-Collins is. I feel I can truly trust her with my health care.

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August 29, 2021

5.0

She is knowledgeable, listens to my concerns, and works with me as a partner in my health and well-being.

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August 28, 2021

5.0

The visit was seamlessly, staff engaging, comforting and knowledgeable!

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August 25, 2021

5.0

Thorough, friendly

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Disclosures

Shakira Sanchez-Collins, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

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